|The Battle of Midway: June 3-6, 1942 - United States. Office of Naval Intelligence|
The Battle of Midway: June 3-6, 1942. Part of the U.S. Navy Office of Naval Intelligence "Combat Narratives" series of books. Designation of aircraft and ships in the battle The Battle of Midway, background Preparations at Midway Preliminary air patrols First contact with the enemy, June 3 The enemy attack on Midway, June 4 Midway's attack on the enemy carriers, June 4 Our carrier attack on the enemy carriers, June 4 The attack on the Yorktown, June 4 The fourth Japanese carrier, June 4 The atta...
Keywords: WWII; Midway, Battle of, 1942; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War II; US Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
|Marines At Midway - Heinl, Robert Debs|
Foreword The name Midway means much to Marines. At the very outset of war, when Midway's sole garrison consisted of a Fleet Marine Force defense battalion stationed there in advance of hostilities, the Japanese found that here, as at Wake, Marines were ready. Subsequently, in the battle of Midway, the heroism of Marine fighter and dive-bomber pilots, who attacked effectively and unhesitatingly against tremendous odds, demonstrated once again that courage and discipline are among the high traditi...
Keywords: WWII; Marine Corps Monographs; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; Midway, Battle of, 1942; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental Histories -- United States
|News Parade of the Year 1942 - Castle Films|
Newsreel compilation of WWII news, including battles at Alaska, Midway, and Eastern Front. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: 1942; World War, 1939-1945; Attu, Battle of, Alaska, 1943; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; World War II; Midway, Battle of, 1942; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; Castle Films; WWII In Color
Downloads: 2,122 (2 reviews)
|Planes In Flight; Admiral Mitscher; USS Lexington; Battle of Midway - United States. Navy|
Naval Photographic Center film #1907. Note: Comment below by RLT suggests this film is of the Battle of Midway (and footage of Torpedo Squadron 8) rather than at Pearl Harbor as follows in the description at National Archives. National Archives description "1) LS Heavy bombers and fighter aircraft in flight. 2) CU Adm. Mitscher on bridge of CV. 3) CU Man operating AA gun. 4) LS Carrier, with Pearl Harbor in BG...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Mitscher, Marc Andrew, 1887-1947; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II; Midway, Battle Of, 1942; USS Lexington (CV-16); Funeral Rites And Ceremonies; USS Lexington; United States. -- Navy -- Torpedo Squadron 8
Downloads: 396 (2 reviews)
|Notable Pacific Island Areas Ten Years After World War II - United States. Department of the Army|
Notable Pacific Island Areas Ten Years After World War II: Corregidor, Philippine Islands, Midway, Manila, 1952-02-13Description from National Archives: "Twelve inch mortars which were used to defend Corregidor. LS of ruined hospital. Pieces of artillery overgrown by jungle foliage. CUs of 12 inch cannon lying on the ground. A large gun with trees growing around it. Lighthouse on the island of Corregidor...
Keywords: WWII; Midway, Battle of, 1942; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Manila; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); Corregidor; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area
|Battle Of Midway & Pearl Harbor (Damage) - United States. Navy|
National Archives description "1) MS Boarded-up buildings on Pearl Harbor street.2) LS Ships approach harber area.3) MS Merchant ship enters harber.4) MS CPO stands next to 50 cal. machine gun in building.5) MS Soldier standing guard duty in mountain area; Pan, mountains; Pan, various views of Honolulu.6) LS Train approaches camera (SV).7) LS Trench; Pan, bulldozer digging trenches (SV).8) CU Shovel of "dozer lifting dirt.9) MS Civilians dig trenches.10) MS Two subs in drydock; camouflaged build...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; Midway, Battle Of, 1942; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack On, 1941; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Hawaii; Honolulu (Hawaii); Submarines (Ships) -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations -- Submarine
Downloads: 167 (1 review)
|1942 Radio News - WA4CZD|
News from 1942. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1942 news file dump. Any typo or error is mine.
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Homefront; Corregidor; 1942; News; Montgomery Of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976; Old Time Radio; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; OTR; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada; Dieppe Raid, 1942; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950; Midway, Battle Of, 1942; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993